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    The Success of Louis in Overcoming the Problems He Inherited in the Period 1816-1820 Louis XVIII faced many difficulties during the period 1816-1820 due to the previous French rule under Napoleon. This is because of the Napoleonic wars of 1792 to 1815 and his reappearance in 1815 which had a dramatic effect on the nation in almost every respect. As a result, Louis XVIII had to contend with political, social, economic and external difficulties where his decisions could have had a detrimental

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    Post-Napoleonic France

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    Vienna restored King Louis XVIII to power in France. The French government now consisted of a king, constitution, and a legislature, but the king still had the most power. Charles X inherited the throne, after his brother Louis XVIII died. King Charles X wanted to rule as an absolute monarch, but the citizens got angry and rebelled. This became known as the Revolution on 1830 and caused Charles to flee to England. Moderate liberals now formed a constitutional monarchy and Louis Philippe was chosen

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    The French Revolutionary War of 1848

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    French republic before spreading out to the other Western European nations. The 1884 revolutions were very significant to the French republic given the fact through them, the Orleans kingdom authority over France came to an end and the second French republic was born. The 1884 revolutionary war in France was motivated by factors like a disapproval of the political leadership, widespread ideology of nationalism across Europe, and a greater demand for democracy among others. This war lasted only for less

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    Louis's Stabilisation of France in the Period 1815-1824 I do not agree that Louis stabilised France in the period 1815-1824 because after 1815 he was unpopular, even though he did introduce laws such as press censorship. I was clear that his attempts to stabilise the regime were unpopular because the restored Bourbon Monarchy only lasted for 15 years before it was overthrown by Revolution. Louis XVIII had been restored in the Restoration of 1815, but he was unpopular at this point because

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    Napoleon returned to home to France with only about 10% of his Army still alive. He lost most of his soldiers during the Great White Death, which is one of the largest French disasters to date. Since all the coalition allies knew he was in trouble, they decided to follow him and take him out while he was down and burned out. This is when he decided to give himself up and be exiled to Elba with 1000 guards. Before he left though, he promised his men that he, “… would return when the flowers bloomed

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    The Age of Napoleon

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    would overthrow the extremist Directory and build a formidable empire out of the struggling nation of France. After gaining publicity for his military victories, the young general swiftly rose to power. The rule of Napoleon Bonaparte signified the end of the Revolution and the start of a new age for France and the whole European continent. During his rule as First Consul and later Emperor of France, Napoleon completely overhauled his revolution-strained country with a new law code that would later

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    was one of the 16 children of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and Empress Maria Theresa, queen of Hungary and Bohemia. She was the youngest and most beautiful daughter of all. Marie Antoinette was brought up believing her destiny was to become queen of France. Marie Antoinette's first child was Marie Therese Charlotte(Madame Royale). Unpopular Queen Marie Antoinette supposedly had numerous affairs, especially the one with Count Hans Axel Fersen, who was a Swedish diplomat. Yet Marie Antoinette was

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    LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

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    This paper examines the factors that explain the rise and downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte I in France. His goal was to conquer all of Europe and throughout his life he nearly succeeded. He rose through the confusion of the French revolution to become Emperor of the French. Napoleon had once said, “I am the Revolution,” and he never ceased to remind the French that they owed to him the preservation of all that was beneficial in the revolutionary program. (Spielvogel, 2007) Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

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    Napoleon Bonaparte

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    French figure. Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Ajaccio, Corsica on August 15, 1769 to Carlo Buonaparte and Letizia Ramolino. As a young boy, Napoleon and his family moved to France because Corsica was being invaded. Carlo Buonaparte was able to secure a scholarship for Napoleon at a prestigious military school in Brienne, France. While in school, Napoleon was a lonely boy full of pride. He spoke little French and was ignored by most of the other students. Even so, he graduated with excellence and went

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    Marie Antoinette was the wife of King Louis XVI of France, she was an Austrian princess who was sent to France to marry the dauphin of France at fourteen years old. She spent her time dancing at parties, playing cards and shopping. Marie Antoinette was very profligate in her spending, she didn’t know about the people of France’s suffering, she was also a good person. Marie Antoinette is seen as a villain because she was oblivious to how much debt they were in and how the people were starving, she

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